Rodrigo Zepeda is the Managing Director of Storm-7 Consulting and directs and supervises all conference events. He is a consultant who specialises in derivatives and financial services law, regulation, and compliance. He holds a LLM Masters degree in International and Comparative Business Law, has been an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment since 2004, and has passed the New York Bar Examination. He has also published widely in leading industry journals such as the Capco Institute’s Journal of Financial Transformation, the Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, as well as e-books on derivatives law. Noted publications include “Optimizing Risk Allocation for CCPs under the European Market Infrastructure Regulation”; “The ISDA Master Agreement 2012: A Missed Opportunity”; “The ISDA Master Agreement: The Derivatives Risk Management Tool of the 21st Century?”; and “To EU, or not to EU: that is the AIFMD question”.
Joe Zepeda is the Operational Director of Storm-7 Consulting, and directs and supervises all marketing, public relations, logistical, and delegate-facing activities. He holds a BA degree in English Literature and Philosophy, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Advanced Publishing. He brings a wealth of professional experience from across the commercial, financial, and recruitment sectors. He has previously worked as a Senior Events Supervisor in New York, as an Executive at a National Embassy in London, as a Senior Account Manager for British Gas Trading, a Global Headhunter for Parachute SAS, and for Talent Management at Morgan Stanley in London. His impeccable client oriented focus has enabled him to forge strong lasting relationships based on mutual trust and confidence with managing directors, CEOs, and corporate leaders at the highest levels of industry. It is his dedication to client excellence that he brings to all Storm-7 Consulting conference delegates.